Our next book sale is scheduled for Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20. Hours correspond with the Library’s open hours: Thursday 9:30–7:30, Friday and Saturday 9:30–5:30. Over 5,000 books and other media will be on sale.
Standard prices: hardback books $3, mass market paperbacks (4″ wide) $1, other paperbound books $2, children’s books and coffee table books are priced as marked, CDs, LPs and audio books are $1 per title and multi-title media sets are $3.
On Saturday, May 20, all shoppers can fill standard brown paper grocery bags with books and other media and pay just $10 per bag full.
Friends memberships are resuming after the pandemic break. See the “Join” page on this website for the membership form. Completed forms and payment can be dropped at the library during the sale or any other time or they can be sent to Friends of the Library, 2114 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, OR 97116. Dues remain the same: $10 Individual / $20 Family / $35 Contributing / $100 Sustaining.
Membership has its benefits. Beside that warm feeling in their hearts, members get a 20% discount on all they purchase at the book sale on Friday, May 19. Members receive twice-a-year newsletters announcing book sales and other Friends activities. Members are always welcome at the monthly meetings held the second Wednesday of the month at 5:00 at the Library. The April 12 meeting is Friends Annual Meeting with election of officers, news of Friends activities and plans, and light refreshments.
Volunteers make the sale possible. We need and appreciate your help with set-up (Monday, May 15 to Wednesday, May 17), the sale itself (Thursday, May18 to Saturday, May 20) to clean-up (the morning of Monday, May 22). Please call Katie Allnutt at (971) 322-7933 to schedule your preferred job and time slot. Volunteers get two free books of their choice for each shift.
Dealer alert: Friends volunteers have screened book donations and library discards and removed some of them for sale online.